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Francisco Vargas Record

Total Fights33
Title Wins1
Title Defenses1
Title-Fight KOs1
KO Wins18
KO Losses3
Francisco Vargas Record & Stats
Francisco Vargas' Record
Francisco Vargas' boxing record and career infographic

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      What is Francisco Vargas' boxing record?

      12 years and eight months into his professional boxing career, Francisco Vargas has fought 33 times with 26 wins, 5 losses, and 2 draws.

      Vargas' boxing record is currently 26-5-2, which includes one super-featherweight world-title win and one successful title defense fight. He has a 54.5% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 18 of his total 33 fights being knockout wins, one of which was in a title fight. Vargas has suffered three knockout losses in his career, two of which were in title fights.

      His last fight was a 10-round split decision defeat to Guillermo Avila Godinez on November 18, 2022. He is on a three-fight losing streak.

      Some of Vargas' best fights and notable victories include wins over Takashi Miura, Juan Manuel López, Rod Salka, Will Tomlinson, Stephen Smith, Genaro Camargo, and Jerry Belmontes.

      33Nov 18, 202237Guillermo Avila GodinezLossSD
      32Apr 16, 202237Jose ValenzuelaLossKO1
      31Jun 19, 202136Isaac CruzLossUD
      30Oct 19, 201934Ezequiel AvilésWinTD
      29May 11, 201934Miguel BercheltLoss *RTD6
      28Apr 12, 201833Rod SalkaWinRTD6
      27Dec 9, 201732Stephen SmithWinTD
      26Jan 28, 201732Miguel BercheltLoss *KO11
      25Jun 4, 201631Orlando SalidoDraw *MD
      24Nov 21, 201530Takashi MiuraWin *TKO9
      23Mar 12, 201530Will TomlinsonWinTKO8
      22Dec 13, 201429Genaro CamargoWinKO8
      21Jul 12, 201429Juan Manuel LópezWinRTD3
      20Mar 8, 201429Abner CottoWinUD
      19Dec 13, 201328Jerry BelmontesWinUD
      18Aug 9, 201328Brandon BennettWinUD
      17May 17, 201328Cristian ArrazolaWinTKO3
      16Jan 26, 201328Ira TerryWinKO2
      15Nov 17, 201227Carlos JacoboWinTKO3
      14Sep 15, 201227Victor SanchezWinUD
      13Jul 7, 201227Irving TorresWinTKO1
      12May 26, 201227Francisco Gabriel PinaWinKO3
      11Apr 21, 201227Rafael LoraWinTKO3
      10Mar 31, 201227Carlos PerezWinTKO3
      9Dec 17, 201126Alberto CupidoWinKO1
      8Nov 5, 201126Andres UribeWinTKO1
      7Oct 15, 201126Ramiro MendozaWinTKO1
      6Aug 13, 201126Gonzalo RodriguezWinKO1
      5Jun 11, 201126Luis Eduardo MartinezWinKO2
      4Sep 25, 201025Byron GonzalezDrawMD
      3Jul 3, 201025Juan SandovalWinUD
      2Apr 24, 201025Mario CruzWinTKO4
      1Mar 12, 201025Daniel CalzadaWinUD

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Francisco Vargas (El Bandido) is a 39-year old Mexican professional boxer. He was born in Mexico City, Mexico on December 25, 1984. He is a former super-featherweight world champion.

      Vargas made his professional boxing debut against Daniel Calzada at the age of 25 on March 12, 2010, defeating Calzada via 4 round unanimous decision. He went on to win 2 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 1 wins via stoppage.

      He had his first world title fight at the age of 30 on November 21, 2015 after 23 professional fights, against Takashi Miura for the super-featherweight WBC title. He defeated Miura via 9th round TKO to become the super-featherweight champion of the world.

      Vargas has won one world title at super-featherweight. For all the details about Vargas' world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Vargas has had a total of five losses in his professional boxing career so far.

      His most recent fight was a non-title bout against Guillermo Avila Godinez on November 18, 2022. Vargas lost the fight via 10 round split decision. It's been 1 year, 8 months, and 7 days since this fight.


      Vargas has had a total of four world-title fights till today, which includes winning one world title and one successful title defense. He won one of these fights, lost two, and drew in one.

      Title Wins

      Francisco Vargas has fought for a super-featherweight world title in two fights and won once, which came via way of stoppage. Till today, he has won one super-featherweight belt.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      Nov 21, 2015Takashi MiuraSuper-featherweightWBCTKO

      Title Defenses

      Francisco Vargas has had two super-featherweight world-title defense fights. He won once and lost once.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Jun 4, 2016Orlando SalidoSuper-featherweightWBCMD (draw)

      Title Losses

      Francisco Vargas has lost one world-title defense fight, and lost one title in the fight.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      Jan 28, 2017Miguel BercheltSuper-featherweightWBCKO


      Vargas has fought a total of 33 times till today, which includes 4 world-title fights at the super-featherweight division. These three fights are the highlight of his career.

      • July 12, 2014: Francisco Vargas puts on the first remarkable performance of his career, defeating Juan Manuel López via 3rd round RTD.

      • November 21, 2015: Vargas wins his first world title by defeating Takashi Miura via 9th round TKO. He is now the WBC super-featherweight world champion.

      • April 12, 2018: Francisco Vargas beats Rod Salka via 6th round RTD.


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